Caphtor (unknown)

URI https://medievalmideast.org/place/17682

a place mentioned in the Bible

Names

  • Hebrew: כפתור = KPTWR 1
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Event DescriptionDate
Events mentioned by Benjamin of Tudela 1 before c.1170c.117313th C1907

Sources

  • 1Caphtor: Marcus N. Adler, ed., The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela (London: Frowde, 1907), 101, 107 [Hebrew with English translation].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson and Liran Yadgar, “Caphtor” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/17682.

Additional credit information:

  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; place categorization; abstract; and Hebrew transliteration from Benjamin of Tudela's travelogue
  • Liran Yadgar: categorization, matching, Hebrew collection from Benjamin of Tudela's travelogue
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